Tag: Class of 2015

Nursing Student Finds Inspiration in Following in Her Mother’s Footsteps

Nursing Student Finds Inspiration in Following in Her Mother’s Footsteps

Kelsey Draves didn’t have to look very far when seeking someone to mentor her while studying to become a nurse at Rutgers University–Camden. “My mom is a nurse and has really inspired me to become a nurse, too, because of the way I’ve seen her help people and because of her willingness to always help […]

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Advice to the Class of 2015

Advice to the Class of 2015

As a new class of Rutgers University–Camden students prepares to graduate and embark on a new journey in their lives, two Rutgers–Camden alumni offer a few words of wisdom to prepare them for the next chapter. Adrienne Kirby (CCAS ’79), President and CEO of Cooper University Health Care Advice to the Class of 2015 Be […]

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Nursing Student Creates Disaster Preparedness Resource for Peers

Nursing Student Creates Disaster Preparedness Resource for Peers

They were the longest two weeks of Joseph Valenzuela’s life. In 2013, Valenzuela’s father, Jose Valenzuela Jr., traveled to his native Philippines on a business trip, but was stranded there during Typhoon Haiyan, the deadliest typhoon to hit the island in modern history. “We lost contact with him for about two weeks,” says Joseph Valenzuela, […]

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“Lifetime Learner” Makes Rutgers-Camden His Last Stop

“Lifetime Learner” Makes Rutgers-Camden His Last Stop

Out of all of the titles Greg Johnston has held — lawyer, teacher, computer programmer, musician, and now accountant — he has found one that suits him just fine. “I consider myself a lifetime learner,” says Johnston, a Glassboro resident and 2015 Rutgers University–Camden graduate. “I could have stayed with my very first job, and […]

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Graduate Finds Niche in Physics Research

Graduate Finds Niche in Physics Research

Even when a student begins his or her collegiate journey unsure of what lies ahead, it doesn’t take too long for all of the pieces to seamlessly fall into place. “I could lie and say I always wanted to do research, but I came into it with no expectations,” says JJ Naddeo, a Marlton resident […]

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